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From ἐν- (en-, where) +‎ -θα (-tha, towards) +‎ -δε (-de, here). This is the expected proximal destination demonstrative reflex, while the proximal place one would have been ἐν- (en-) +‎ -δε (-de). The solely proximal destination one is δεῦρο (deûro).

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ἐνθάδε (entháde)

  1. hither, here
    • 2022 May 18, Seumas Macdonald, chapter 3, in Linguae Graecae Per Se Illustrata[1]:
      ὁ δὲ Ἀλέξιος ἀποκρῑ́νεται «ἡ μὲν μήτηρ ἐνθάδε οὐκ ἔστιν, ὁ δὲ Δημήτριός ἐστιν.»
      ho dè Aléxios apokrī́netai «hē mèn mḗtēr entháde ouk éstin, ho dè Dēmḗtriós estin.»
      Alexius answers "On one hand mom is not here, but on the other hand Demetrius is."
  2. thither, there
  3. in this case, in this condition
  4. to this point, at this stage
  5. now

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